Build Your Own Wood Fired Oven

Build Your Own Wood Fired Oven : From the Earth, Brick or New Materials

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Alan Watt has been a ceramic artist for 45 years and was for 20 years head of the Ceramics Department of the National Institute of Arts at the Australian National University. Since retiring he has over the past six years conducted numerous weekend workshops on how to build your own wood fired oven. This convinced him that there is a broad and growing interest in learning how to make and use a pizza or wood fired oven. So he has written this book to show how it's done and illustrated it with many excellent colour photographs and line drawings. His book explains the historical development of ovens and the physics and basic principles of oven design. There are sections on oven bases and different types of ovens ranging from low tech to high tech and the traditional brick dome oven. Then follow sections on chimneys and dampers, casting a chimney, and doors and doorways. There are appendixes on casting an arch, Forming a brick arch without traditional formwork, and casting a chimney base. Finally there's a section of recipes, with photographs of dishes which display the diversity of wood fired ovens.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 180.34 x 238.76 x 17.78mm | 226.8g
  • Rosenberg Publishing
  • Dural, NSW, Australia
  • English
  • 100 colour photos
  • 1921719028
  • 9781921719028
  • 42,738

Table of contents

1938-1959, Childhood and first forays into motor sport; 1960-1963, Starting racing and cutting rallying teeth; 1964-1969, Rallying success, marriage and touring car racing; 1970-1975, Escort Mexicos, Production Saloons and a works drive; 1976-1979, More touring car racing and more versatility; 1980-1985,The Colt era and a return to one-make racing; 1986-1990, Renaults, Hondas and Porsches; 1991-1995, Long-distance racing and an introduction to histories; 1996-2000, Establishing a new reputation; 2001-2007,A golden era in historic racing; The top 10 cars; The top 10 races; 'Whizzo' on other drivers; 'Whizzo' on the British Racing Drivers' Club; 1960s summary; 1970s summary; 1980s summary; 1990s summary; 2000s summary; The Goodwood record..

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